Macleay Valley Pelagics

Family NameScientific NameCommon Name
AccipitridaeHaliaeetus leucogasterWhite-breasted Sea Eagle
 Haliastur indus girreneraTorresian Brahminy Kite
ArdeidaeEgretta novaehollandiaeWhite-faced Heron
DiomedeidaeDiomedea exulansWandering Albatross
 Thalassarche bulleriBullers Albatross
 Thalassarche chlororhynchosYellow-nosed Petrel
 Thalassarche melanophrisBlack-browed Albatross
 Thalassarche steadiWhite-capped Albatross
HaematopodidaeHaematopus fuliginosus fuliginosusSouthern Sotty Oystercatcher
LaridaeAnous stolidusBrown Noddy
 Chroicocephalus novaehollandiaeSilver Gull
 Onychoprion fuscataSooty Tern
 Sterna hirundoCommon Tern
 Sterna striataWhite-fronted Tern
 Thalasseus bergiiCrested Tern
OceanitidaeFregetta grallariaWhite-bellied Storm-petrel
 Fregetta tropicaBlack-bellied Storm-petrel
 Oceanites oceanicusWilson's Storm-petrel
 Pelagodroma marinaWhite-faced Storm-petrel
PelecanidaePelecanus conspicillatusAustralian Pelican
PhaethontidaePhaethon rubricaudaRed-tailed Tropicbird
PhalacrocoracidaePhalacrocorax carboGreat Cormorant
ProcellariidaeArdenna bulleriBullers Shearwater
 Ardenna carneipesFlesh-footed Shearwater
 Ardenna griseaSooty Shearwater
 Ardenna pacificusWedge-tailed Shearwater
 Ardenna tenuirostrisShort-tailed Shearwater
 Fulmarus glacialoidesSouthern Fulmar
 Macronectes giganteusSouthern Giant Petrel
 Pelecanoides urinatrixCommon Diving-petrel
 Pseudobulweria rostrataTahiti Petrel
 Pterodroma cookiiCooks Petrel
 Pterodroma gouldiGrey-faced Petrel
 Pterodroma lessoniiWhite-headed Petrel
 Pterodroma leucopteraGould's Petrel
 Pterodroma macropteraGreat-winged Petrel
 Pterodroma nigripennisBlack-winged Petrel
 Pterodroma solandriProvidence Petrel
 Puffinus gaviaFluttering Shearwater
 Puffinus huttoniHutton's Shearwater
StercorcariidaeCatharacta antarcticusBrown Skua
 Stercorarius longicaudusLong-tailed Jaeger
 Stercorarius parasiticusParasitic Jaeger
 Stercorarius pomarinusPomarine Jager
SulidaeMorus serratorAustralian Gannet
 Sula leucogasterBrown Boobi
A total of 46 species from 12 families identified in this area.